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Category: Judith S. Beck

Letter to the Community

Dear Beck Institute Community, At Beck Institute, we condemn racism and bigotry in any form. We grieve for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the many others who have been the victims of senseless violence because of the color of their skin. Our team stands in solidarity with individuals facing systemic injustice and those who have joined them in protest. We stand with our partners in our local and…
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A CBT Approach to Living with Uncertainty: Control What You Can and Accept What You Can’t

By Judith S. Beck, PhD President, Beck Institute One of the most difficult parts about Covid-19 is uncertainty: about the timeline of the virus, about the impact on the economy, and about the effect it could have on our and our loved ones’ well-being. In my more than forty years of practicing Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), I have learned that uncertainty unlocks a desire for control in many individuals. While we…
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A Message Regarding COVID-19 From Dr. Judith Beck

Dear Beck Institute Community, I hope that you are staying well and finding ways to navigate the new challenges brought about by the current health crisis surrounding COVID-19. For me, this crisis illustrates how interconnected we are, even across the globe. As leaders in CBT, Beck Institute has much to offer the world right now. Here are the ways we are responding to COVID-19: First, we remain open for business!…
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The Importance of the Essentials of CBT

We require all clinicians pursuing Beck Certification to complete our online course, Essentials of CBT: The Beck Approach. Even when experienced clinicians whose chosen orientation is CBT revisit the essentials, they learn strategies to make their treatment more effective, and for newer therapists, the course provides a framework around which future learning in specific diagnoses and populations will be built.

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